Corruption cases: length and delays (2012)

This report was elaborated jointly between CIPCE, ACIJ (Civil Association for Equality and Justice) and OCDAP (Office of Coordination and Follow-up Crimes Against Public Administration). It aimed at analyzing where, how and why judicial investigation of corruption cases present delays. In order to do that, it involves the study of 21 cases that were being investigated in the federal Justice.

The report shows that the average length of these cases was 11 years. Also, it takes an average of over 4 years to get to the “procesamiento” (a sort of indictment in our Criminal Procedure Code) of any defendant. It takes over 10 years in average to build a case that’s ready to go to trial.

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